All Things Rock Band - DLC updates & RB2 News

Discussion in 'General Gaming Chat' started by Goth Power, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest

    This week's DLC For Xbox 360 is...

    System Of A Down
    Toxicity - 160 MS Points
    B.Y.O.B - 160 MS Points

    Rescue me - 80 MS Points

    Motley Crue
    Face down in the dirt - 80 MS Points

    Sixx AM's
    Live is beautiful - 80 MS Points

    The Track will be available for download for the Xbox 360 on the Tuesday and Thursday for the PS3.

    These tracks will accompany a pretty awesome line up of DLC, as of follows:
    (Source = Wikipedia)

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  3. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest

    DLC for Tuesday 12th Aug 2008.

    Runnin' Wild

    Clouds Over California

    Dream Theater
    Constant Motion

    Killswitch Engange
    My Curse

    Machine Head
    Asthetics Of Hate


    Each track will cost 80MS points for one month then will go back up to 160MS.

    I am very excited about this bunch of tracks, especially Machine Head...I have also youTub'ed the other bands and I can't see anything unsatisfying about them.

  4. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest


    Rock Band has a new periphials powerhouse behind them, thats right Mad Catz are now officially licensed to make Rock Band periphials. As you can see from the pictures we have some sweet kit coming our way including:

    * A wooden full size replica of the Fender Strat
    * A Microphone with added buttons instead of using X360 controller
    * Drum with cymbal add on's
    * A Fender bass
    * Gig bag and many more...
  5. Zonerunner

    Zonerunner Guest

    I guess after Logitech became an official third-party manufacturer of peripherals for Guitar Hero IV (is it On Tour or World Tour? I know ones the DS game and the others the new upcoming game, but couldnt they have named them something a little less confusing?), this was inevitable.

    That being said, I had heard that Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero and Rock Revolution peripherals will all work with each other. It sounds far too much like common sense to be true, but I hope...
  6. It would certainly bring the cost of it right down.
  7. getofmeland

    getofmeland Guest

    The Band one is Guitar Hero: World Tour

    Stuff Magazine have had an exclusive first play off it...

    It will have a new Guitar which will have a special touch pad, so you can be creative in the Guitar solos...

    Also it will include a feature to record your own songs using the instruments...

    And also a new level for beginner where the player can strum along, hum to sing and hit the drums in the correct rhythm making it easier for anyone to pick up and play...
  8. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest

    I was watching a video on youtube of Guitar Hero WT and the music creation looked really complex and not really something for the casual gamer.

    I might end up with a copy one day but I'm sticking to Rock Band 1 and 2 for now, the setlist looks awesome despite a few WTF's! in there for Rock Band 2.
  9. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest

    Some old school DLC this week...

    Duran Duran
    Rio - 160 MS
    Girls on film - 160 MS

    Girl U Want - 160 MS
    Through being cool - 160 MS

    The Janitors
    Get your rock on - 80 MS

    Get your tracks this tuesday on XBL or on PSN Thursday.
  10. esoj

    esoj Guest

    from what I understand it will depend on what console you have. I can't remember which but its either 360 or ps3 where they won't be interchangeable.
  11. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest

    Your can use the GH controllers on Rock Band but you cannot use the Rock Band controller on GH.

    Lame mistake by Activision to be honest, it might have increased sales for GH but instead of bonding with Harmonix and letting GH users switch to the Fender if they felt like it...Activision has put pressure on the musical rythmn audience.

    But, then again...having said that..Sony PS3 will have the interchangeable option.

    But then again, I wouldn's play Guitar Hero with either the Les Paul, X-plorer or the Fender...I have moved onto bigger and better things...

    I.e Rock Band.

    Here is some cool new info about the RB2 store...oh boy its expansive...!!!!
  12. Zonerunner

    Zonerunner Guest

  13. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Pitty the wireless ones aren't cross-format compatible...
  14. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest

    It was only a matter of time really, although its good news if I DO use this feature it will be with RB and GH, have you seen the state of rock revolution?

    It is poor, and thats an overstatement...well last time I looked it was anyway.

    Rock Revolution = FAIL
  15. Zonerunner

    Zonerunner Guest

    How Rock Band - Rock Band 2 functionality will work:
    • When Rock Band 2 is released, an update will be released for the original which adds an "Export" option.
    • Upon selecting this option you will be prompted to input a password, which will then be supplied to Rock Band 2.
    • Then you will pay. Money. Harmonix say this will cost a maximum of $5.
    • Once paid for, the Rock Band songs will remain on your hard drive and be playable in presumably both.
    Yes, they want you to pay for something youve already paid for. Are you really that surprised?
  16. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    EA have been doing that for years... *cough*
  17. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest

    $5 = **** all really, I think its called an admin fee over at EA :p
  18. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest


    MTV and Harmonix have announced their fourth album to hit RB.

    Its the widely popular "Moving Pictures" by Rush.

    The album will become available Aug 26th.

    I might download YYZ as I liked it in GH2, not too sure about the other tracks though.

    I currently have 126 songs, and have almost spent 6300 MS points on Rock Band alone, I guess you can call me a RB junkie :p
  19. Goth Power

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  20. Goth Power

    Goth Power Guest

    Harmonix are not worried about GH:WT, despite GH including a pretty complex and fun free music creation tool. Harmonix admitted they will be releasing one in the near future but didn;t want to rush one out as RB2 is scheduled for a September release. Read up!

    And here is the Rock Band 2 set-list in full for those that haven't had a glimpse yet, it looks ever so on.

    Rock Band 2 On-Disc Track List:
    Artist Song Title Decade

    • AC/DC "Let There Be Rock" 1970s
    • AFI "Girl's Gone Grey" 2000's
    • Alanis Morissette "You Oughta Know" 1990's
    • Alice in Chains "Man in the Box" 1990's
    • Allman Brothers "Ramblin' Man" 1970's
    • Avenged Sevenfold "Almost Easy" 2000's
    • Bad Company "Shooting Star" 1970's
    • Beastie Boys "So Whatcha Want" 1990's
    • Beck "E-Pro" 2000's
    • Bikini Kill "Rebel Girl" 1990's
    • Billy Idol "White Wedding Pt. I" 1980's
    • Blondie "One Way or Another" 1970's
    • Bob Dylan "Tangled Up in Blue" 1970's
    • Bon Jovi "Livin' on a Prayer" 1980's
    • Cheap Trick "Hello There" 1970's
    • Devo "Uncontrollable Urge" 1980's
    • Dinosaur Jr. "Feel the Pain" 1990's
    • Disturbed "Down with the Sickness" 2000's
    • Dream Theater "Panic Attack" 2000's
    • Duran Duran "Hungry Like the Wolf" 1980's
    • Elvis Costello "Pump It Up" 1970's
    • Fleetwood Mac "Go Your Own Way" 1970's
    • Foo Fighters "Everlong" 1990's
    • Guns N' Roses "Shackler's Revenge" 2000's
    • Interpol "PDA" 2000's
    • Jane's Addiction "Mountain Song" 1980's
    • Jethro Tull "Aqualung" 1970's
    • Jimmy Eat World "The Middle" 2000's
    • Joan Jett "Bad Reputation" 1980's
    • Journey "Anyway You Want It" 1970's
    • Judas Priest "Painkiller" 1990's
    • Kansas "Carry On Wayward Son" 1970's
    • L7 "Pretend We're Dead" 1990's
    • Lacuna Coil "Our Truth" 2000's
    • Linkin Park "One Step Closer" 2000's
    • Lit "My Own Worst Enemy" 1990's
    • Lush "De-Luxe" 1990's
    • Mastodon "Colony of Birchmen" 2000's
    • Megadeth "Peace Sells" 1980's
    • Metallica "Battery" 1980's
    • Mighty Mighty Bosstones "Where'd You Go" 1990's
    • Modest Mouse "Float On" 2000's
    • Motorhead "Ace of Spades" 1980's
    • Nirvana "Drain You" 1990's
    • Norman Greenbaum "Spirit in the Sky" 1960's
    • Panic at the Disco "Nine in the Afternoon" 2000's
    • Paramore "That's What You Get" 2000's
    • Pearl Jam "Alive" 1990's
    • Presidents of the USA "Lump" 1990's
    • Rage Against the Machine "Testify" 1990's
    • Ratt "Round & Round" 1980's
    • Red Hot Chili Peppers "Give it Away" 1990's
    • Rise Against "Give it All" 2000's
    • Rush "The Trees" 1970's
    • Silversun Pickups "Lazy Eye" 2000's
    • Smashing Pumpkins "Today" 1990's
    • Social Distortion "I Was Wrong" 1990's
    • Sonic Youth "Teenage Riot" 1980's
    • Soundgarden "Spoonman" 1990's
    • Squeeze "Cool for Cats" 1970's
    • Steely Dan "Bodhitsattva" 1970's
    • Steve Miller Band "Rock'n Me" 1970's
    • Survivor "Eye of the Tiger" 1980's
    • System of a Down "Chop Suey" 2000's
    • Talking Heads "Psycho Killer" 1970's
    • Tenacious D "Master Exploder" 2000's
    • Testament "Souls of Black" 1990's
    • The Donnas "New Kid in School" 2000's
    • The Go-Go's "We Got the Beat" 1980's
    • The Grateful Dead "Alabama Getaway" 1980's
    • The Guess Who "American Woman" 1970's
    • The Muffs "Kids in America" 1990's
    • The Offspring "Come Out & Play (Keep 'em Separated)" 1990's
    • The Replacements "Alex Chilton" 1980's
    • The Who "Pinball Wizard" 1960's
    Bonus Artist
    Bonus Song Title Decade

    • Abnormality "Visions" 2000's
    • Anarchy Club "Get Clean" 2000's
    • Bang Camaro "Night Lies" 2000's
    • Breaking Wheel "Shoulder to the Plow" 2000's
    • The Libyans "Neighborhood" 2000's
    • The Main Drag "A Jagged Gorgeous Winter" 2000's
    • Speck "Conventional Lover" 2000's
    • The Sterns "Supreme Girl" 2000's
    • That Handsome Devil "Rob the Prez-O-Dent" 2000's
  21. BLR

    BLR Guest

    Let there be rock = Greatest ACDC guitar song.

    Some nice songs in there indeed.
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